Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 95 143
Rank change year-on-year -38 +48 +32
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 1 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.070% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 0.29% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
10th Percentile £281 - £475
25th Percentile £347 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 - £480
Median % change year-on-year - - +37.14%
75th Percentile £469 - £500
90th Percentile - - £541
England median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £18.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year - -65.45% -
75th Percentile - £19.50 £57.50
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £57.28 £19.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +201.45% -60.00% +72.73%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 574 347 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.59% 24.13% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 212 585
10th Percentile £137 £135 £143
25th Percentile £204 £218 £219
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £368
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.76% -3.29%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £475
90th Percentile £603 £525 £550
England median daily rate £495 £428 £413
% change year-on-year +15.59% +3.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 28 111
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +10.94% -3.03%
75th Percentile £28.41 £20.00 £19.13
90th Percentile £55.00 £37.80 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.16
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.44% +0.94%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -25 7 £250 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £463 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) LDAP
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
6 4 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (40.00%) WebEx
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) Dell KACE
6 4 (40.00%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) NFS
6 4 (40.00%) SNMP
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) SSH
6 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (30.00%) Bash
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
1 1 (10.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) SSH
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) WebEx
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Spinnaker
General
1 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Debian
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) CI/CD
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Observability
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Go
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
5 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) Grafana
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Dell KACE
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) New Relic